Consultant, Job Opportunity at Forum for International Cooperation (FIC)

Consultant, Job Opportunity at Forum for International Cooperation (FIC)

Consultant Job Vacancy at Forum for International Cooperation (FIC)

CONSULTANCY OPPORTUNITY TO SUPPORT PLACEMENTS IN THE AJIRA KWA VIJANA PROJECT (Industry Linkage Consultant).

Introduction

Forum for International Cooperation is an international non-profit organization (NGO) operating in Denmark, Europe and East Africa (Tanzania and Kenya) since 1995. FIC aims to realize global equality and solidarity by increasing and developing people´s social, economic and democratic rights and promoting opportunities for better living conditions, regardless of their backgrounds or origins. Thus, FIC´s projects are focused on the area of life-long education; improvement of working conditions and labour rights; youth and senior employment; integration of emigrants; inclusion of women in the labour market; intercultural dialogue in Denmark, Europe and Africa; raising awareness of these issues on the national and international level. Its values are based on the UN and Human Rights Conventions, the EU Charter for Fundamental Rights and ILO´s Conventions on Labor Rights.

Consultancy Scope

FIC is looking to hire an Industry Linkage/ Employment consultant to provide comprehensive support to ensure successful job placement for the primary beneficiaries of the Ajira Kwa Vijana Project. The key functions of the Industry Linkage/Employment Consultant will include the following;

• With the stakeholders’ connections, he/she has from previous experiences, the Industry, The linkage/Employment Consultant will work hand in hand with the Employment Services Officer and Training & Matching Officer in ensuring the placement of 700 youth in different job opportunities.

• Provide support in organizing career events like; Employment Forums and Career Fairs.

• Provide support to the team in recruiting 450 soft skills training beneficiaries from
different Vocational training centres.

• Guide on any matters related to recruitment, training and job placements of the Ajira Kwa
Vijana project.

• Liaise with the Employment Services Officer and Training & Matching Officer to ensure the right
stakeholders are inducted on the goals of the Ajira Kwa Vijana Project.

• Submit the report on the progress.

NB: The consultant will be paid based on the attainment of key deliverables, which will be agreed upon at the time of signing the contract. These include placement of youths in sustainable jobs, career fairs or recruitment forums conducted and stakeholder events organized.

Duration

The duration of the consultancy will be spread over five months from the date of signing.

Consultant Job Vacancy at Forum for International Cooperation (FIC)

Required qualifications and experience:

1. A relevant university degree or higher diploma certificate from a recognized institution in East Africa.
2. A minimum of 5 years of professional work experience in social work, human resources or other related fields.
3. A vast network of employers in the blue-collar industry.
4. Proven track record in conducting similar assignment
5. Prior experience working with youth and Vocational training Centers.
6. Familiarity and relevant experience in Youth Employment related projects.
7. Have experience implementing donor-funded programs (NGOs).

Application

Interested applicants should submit their application letter, a technical proposal describing their
understanding of the task and the approach they will use to attain the key deliverables, a financial proposal and any supporting documents to support the application to hr@fic-international.org by 18th October 2022.

Please note that applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis, and only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

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